Reports of person ‘brandishing a belt’ in Lewes sparks police response

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Police responded to reports of a person ‘brandishing a belt’ in Lewes yesterday.

A Sussex Police spokesman said officers were called to the Cliffe area at 3.42pm to a report of a group of youths running from a number of adults.

It was reported that one of the adults was brandishing a belt, said the spokesman.

A number of officers, including a dog unit, arrived at the scene a few minutes later, he said, but there was no sign of any altercation.

He added: “A short time later, there was another report of a 13-year-old boy from Lewes receiving minor injuries, not believed to require hospital treatment, in an assault in the town.”

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